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Old 16-06-2017, 11:57 AM   #1
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Is tar a good backup archive format today?

As above.

Instead of storing files via simple 1-to-1 file copying.
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Old 16-06-2017, 01:47 PM   #2
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As above.

Instead of storing files via simple 1-to-1 file copying.
Why not you try copy 100000x 1KB files over the network and compare with 1x 100MB file, Time it, then you will know why TAR is useful
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